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6 October 2023

The HKBU has launched a new initiative called ”Green Corner“. By recycling at the smart bins at Green Corner, you will not only learn how to properly separate and handle recyclables but also earn points redeemable for gifts. 

HKBU Sustainability now sets up an onsite promotion booth to teach how to recycle by using smart recycling bins. The details are below.

Green Corner Objective:

To facilitate waste segregation and recycling on campus through smart recycling bins.

Onsite Promotion Date and Time:

6,9-12 October 2023 at 2pm to 4pm


All staff and students



Green Corner Opening Hours:

24 hours 

Types of recycling bins: 

1. No.2 Plastic 

2. No.4-7 Plastic 

All Plastic Remark: Food/Drink-contaminated containers and degradable plastics are not accepted for recycling.

3. Newspaper, books, magazines

4. Copypaper 

5. Cardboard 

6. Other paper composite 

All Paper Remark: Paint, Chemical, and food-contaminated paper are not accepted for recycling.

7. Clothes 

All Clothes Remark: Check for personal belongings

Before recycling, the cleaning process is:

1. Clean your recyclables to remove any residue

2. Dry out them before recycling

3. Separate the recyclables into different types (Remark: only more than 100g recyclables per each type can be measured as a score)

Green Corner Recycling Process:

1. Prepare your student ID card (physical/ digital)

2. Choose the recycling bins you want to use

3. Place the recyclables in the relevant bins

4. Earn reward points (Remark: there are triple times reward points until Dec 31, 2023, during recycling)

For more details, please refer to the posters on this page.